LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on the general election in Kentucky (all times local): 11:10 p.m. Democrat Greg Fischer has won a third term as Louisville’s mayor, beating out Councilwoman Angela Leet. Leet had hoped to become the city’s first Republican mayor since 1969. Fischer campaigned on Louisville’s economic growth, touting $13 billion in investment, 80,000 new jobs and more than $40 million in affordable housing under his leadership. And he promised to build on that if he were re-elected. Leet, however, painted a darker picture of the city during her campaign. She called out her opponent for the rising number of murders in the city under his watch, along with a crisis of overdose deaths. ADVERTISEMENT ___ 11:05 p.m. A pair of Republican Kentucky lawmakers accused of inappropriate behavior toward women have been re-elected to the state House of Representatives. State Rep. Michael Meredith signed a secret sexual harassment settlement last year along with three other GOP lawmakers. In April, the Legislative Ethics Commission dismissed ethics charges against him. On Tuesday, he defeated Democrat William “Bill” Fishback by nearly 3,500 votes. State Rep. Jim Stewart was accused of making unwanted verbal advances to a female courier in 2015,… Read full this story
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